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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">A set of values describing atmospheric conditions on which ballistic  computations are based, namely, no [[wind]]; a [[surface temperature]] of 15&deg;C; a [[surface pressure]]  of 1000 millibars; a surface [[relative humidity]] of 78%; and a [[lapse rate]] that yields a prescribed  [[density altitude]] relation.</div><br/> </div>
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Latest revision as of 16:12, 20 February 2012



standard artillery atmosphere

A set of values describing atmospheric conditions on which ballistic computations are based, namely, no wind; a surface temperature of 15°C; a surface pressure of 1000 millibars; a surface relative humidity of 78%; and a lapse rate that yields a prescribed density altitude relation.


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